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English National Ballet’s First World War Premiere Danced beside National Portrait Gallery’s Vast War Paintings

May 15, 2014

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Anton Lukovkin from English National Ballet dances in front of ‘Naval Officers of World War I’ by Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope at the National Portrait Gallery (c) Jorge Herrera

English National Ballet’s First World War Premiere Danced beside National Portrait Gallery’s Vast War Paintings English National Ballet’s world premiere ‘In Parenthesis’ with the National Portrait Gallery’s massive full-length group portraits of First World War officers as a dramatic backdrop for Museums at Night English National Ballet will present a First World War themed world […]

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker reviewed

December 28, 2011

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Venus Villa and Yonah Acosta

English National Ballet | The Nutcracker reviewed | Debut by Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Boxing Day, 26th December 2011 Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s novel written in 1816, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, The Nutcracker ballet was originally conceived as an entertaining add-on to follow […]

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Ashanti Ballet Gala

September 16, 2011

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 Ballet Gala in aid of Ashanti Development – A Dream of Africa A Dream of Africa is an annual charity gala in aid of Ashanti Development.  Please find below a gallery of images from the gala, held on Sunday evening in London. Photography throughout © Fotini Christofilopoulou. All Rights Reserved. No unauthorized reproduction. [nggallery id=17]

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Ballet Gala – Ashanti Development

September 8, 2011

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Ballet Gala – Ashanti Development The programme for Sunday’s Ballet Gala in aid of Ashanti Developoment is : Welcome by William Carslake Carnaval de Venise Pas de deux – Venus Villa & Fernando Montano                                 Still Moving Pas de Deux by Simon Rice – Hubert Essakow & Paul Liburd             Violin & Piano – Saint-Saens Havanaise                                                                      Frozen  Vanessa […]

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Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet – The Nutcracker diaries

March 20, 2011

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dancer practices high lift

The last episode of Agony & Ecstasy : A Year With English National Ballet airs this Tuesday on BBC Four at 9pm.  This week the film focuses on preparations for The Nutcracker, their 10th production. 75% of this version was created by Artistic Director Wayne Eagling for the Dutch National Ballet, with the remaining 25% to be […]

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Ballet Gala in aid of The Honeypot Charity reviewed

November 8, 2010

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Ballet Gala in aid of Honeypot Charity Britten Theatre November 7th 2010 Galas can be tricky.  You could have presenters to introduce each piece, which the audience can tire of; you can choose standard gala fare which again, can put people off, or you can be bold and brave.  Mara Galeazzi did just that when […]

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Latest casting for charity Ballet Gala on November 7th

October 28, 2010

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a poster for a ballet gala

This wonderful ballet Gala night has been arranged to support the Honeypot charity, which is a great cause.  Honeypot provides respite holidays and on-going outreach support to young carers and children at risk.  All of the dancers have been rehearsing on their day off – usually only a Sunday – to bring this fabulous collection of […]

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